July 14, 2015 1
The eurozone countries are offering Greece a bailout deal -- if Greece changes the way it bakes its bread.
July 3, 2015 10
Greeks face a choice: stay in the euro or return to the drachma. But RMIT economics professor Jason Potts says there is a third option: bitcoin.
July 2, 2015
In which financial markets stop caring about Greece and start making money again.
June 15, 2015 1
Is Greece going to repay the IMF? Plus other business tidbits of the day.
April 9, 2015
Will Greece go bankrupt? And other business tidbits of the day.
February 20, 2015 4
Greece has decided to stick it to the EU and extend its current loan arrangement. Germany says "nein". Who will blink first?
June 20, 2012 1
The Greece election was marked by an overemphasis on short-term fixes such as bailouts where what was required was a proper discussion about tax evasion, corruption, graft and the size of the public sector.
June 18, 2012
After a tight vote on the weekend, pro-bailout party New Democracy won support for austerity measures in Greece. But what, asks Patrick Stafford, does this mean for global economy?
June 18, 2012 10
As the conservative pro-bailout New Democracy party forms a coalition following its pyrrhic victory in Greece, the feeling on the street seemed to be that the country probably won't explode either. Yet.
May 29, 2012 8
It’s almost impossible to open the financial pages of a newspaper and not read about someone blaming someone else for their own mistakes.
May 22, 2012 3
Although global markets staged a rally overnight on fresh hopes of Chinese stimulus, many observers are wary of the growing fractures that are emerging in Europe.
May 17, 2012
So will Greeks go to the polls in a month and vote against austerity and support left-wing parties that want to tear up the bailout, but remain in the euro?
May 16, 2012 28
Greece is a harbinger of what will happen not merely in Europe, but across the world over the next decade as the vast global superbubble of neoliberalism slowly deflates.
May 16, 2012 10
In the past one to two years, women aged 55-plus have suddenly gone online, en masse ... and they control the nation’s purse strings.
May 14, 2012 8
Greece's posse of party leaders could not be corralled by the president of the republic so a week after a national election there is no administration in sight, writes Dr Nick Skrekas, an economist and lawyer on the ground in Athens since the start of the Greek crisis.
May 11, 2012 1
Prelude to the Leveson big show ... Mitt Romney's high school antics ... Greece, we write it, the world follows ...
May 10, 2012 8
The second act of the Greek/European tragedy/farce started this morning.
May 8, 2012 2
Greee's New Democracy Party gave it three quarters of a day, and then told the President that they had no chance -- nobody, but nobody would join them in power.
February 6, 2012 1
Investors again are being haunted with the prospect of a disorderly Greek debt default, as Greek political leaders dig in their heels and resist tough new austerity measures that are being demanded.
January 10, 2012
Investors are growing increasingly worried about a looming Greek debt default, as the country’s deepening recession means lenders are being asked to agree to even steeper write-offs.